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Provided by Phil Byrne VK2MCB

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Roar Nets March 17th and 19th 2019

 

Report for 17 and 19 March 2019
 
Digital Net
– This net has now firmed up; please join us on Saturday evening at 2100Z
From Phil N9HWO
ROAR Digital Voice Net for Saturday 16 March at 2100 Z
N9HWO Phil, Canton IL USA D6460
G3SZF Bob, Hertford England D-1260
VK3KCD Peter Glen Waverly, Vic, Australia
W0WT Warren, in Arizona, USA, D-5580
9Y4DG, Dev, Trinidad & Tobago, D-7030
Please encourage others to join this net.

73 de Phil N9HWO
 
Experience and propagation predictions indicate that we should move our scheduled times 30 minutes earlier.
Please note the suggested new times in RED in the text below.
 
Sunday 17th March 2019
0800z - 0830z Anzo Net on 7,105 +/- QRM
Suggest 0730z - 0800z next week
From Bill VK4ZD
Doug ZL1BFS was 59+5 and gave me 59+10
John ZL2JPM was 58
Pertti EA7GSU was 549 on CW and 34 on SSB and gave me 35-45 in QRM
Vernon G0EGW was 34 here today
Nick G4HCK was 11
Jean-Pierre F1CFA was 11
 
From Pertti EA7GSU
40m:
I have got something done for the antenna and it would do the job if there were not a national contest going and a “kW” station had decided to park his stn on 7105. But I heard Bill with 57 and Doug the same. And to my pleasure I also heard Peter, -KCD. I did not even try to get through the QRM although Bill gave 549 to my CW.

20m:
Funny prop˙s again. I got Bill and also Doug with good readibility but weak signals.
From EU there were G0EGW, G4HCK which I heard quite weak and understood that F1CFA and YO9BC also were qrv but I had no reception. I understand there were discussion of change of time of the schedule?
 
0830z-0930z Europe - Anzo Net on 14,295.2 Long Path
Suggest 0800z - 0900z next week
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was 54 here and 57 on NZ's Bay Of Islands SDR Rx and gave me 55
John ZL2JPM was 58 and gave me 55
Peter VK3KCD was not heard
Doug ZL1BFS was 56-7 here and gave me 59
Vernon G0EGW was not readable here but was 31  on NZ's Bay Of Islands SDR Rx.
 
0900z - 1000z UK 80-metre Net on 3,694
No report Received
 

1900z-1930z NA Transcontinental net on 7.185
No report Received
 

0830z Tuesday March 19th EUR 20m net on 14,295.2
Suggest 0800z next week
From Bill VK4ZD
Phil VK2MCB was 55 and gave me 57
John VK5ACA (visitor) was 57 and gave me 59
Jean-Pierre F1CFA (I think) was 33 and gave me 54 at 0843z
 
73
Phil VK2MCB

 

Philip Byrne
Rotary Club of Canberra
Australia
E: philipbyrne@bigpond.com

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